The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm Poster

Release Date: July 6th, 2009

G|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Wilhelm (Laurence Harvey) and Jacob Grimm (Karl Boehm) are writing a historical manuscript for a local duke (Oscar Homolka), but the project is late because Wilhelm spends his time gathering fairy tales. When Wilhelm drops part of the manuscript in a creek, catches pneumonia while retrieving it. Near death, he dreams of various characters that want to be written -- and upon his recovery, a shaken Jacob agrees to work on a book of fairy tales with him, beginning the brothers' illustrious career.

Cast: Laurence Harvey, Karlheinz Böhm, Claire Bloom, Walter Slezak, Barbara Eden, Oscar Homolka, Arnold Stang, Martita Hunt

Director: Henry Levin, George Pal

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Cinerama Productions Corp.

Keywords: Creative, Quest, Brother, Small town, Love

Awards

Winner Costume Design (Color)
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Picture - Musical
Nominated Music (Scoring of Music -- Adaptation or Treatment)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama